Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 15.08.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 15.08.2015 

Saina Nehwal: Olympic bronze medalist Saina Nehwal became the first Indian to reach the finals of the World Badminton Championships.

Taj Mahal: Taj Mahal becomes the first historical monument in the world to have a Twitter account. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav marked Independence Day by launching the official Twitter account of the 17th century Taj Mahal.

Milind Mohan Mokashi: Captain Milind Mohan Mokashi to be awarded Shaurya Chakra for initiation of Operation Rahat to Yemen.

Gujarat: Gujarat CM Anandiben Patel has announced a ban of the plastic in the state.

Agriculture Ministry: Seven-decade-old Agriculture Ministry will be re-named as ‘Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Ministry’.

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 15.08.2015

Question: Who became the first Indian to reach the finals of the World Badminton Championships?
A) Saina Nehwal
B) Jawala Gutta
C) Ashwini Ponnappa
D) P.V. Sindhu
Answer & Explanation: Saina Nehwal became the first Indian to reach the finals of the World Badminton Championships.

Question: Which state government has announced a ban of the plastic in the state?
A) Kerala
B) Gujarat
C) Karnataka
D) Madhya Pradesh
Answer & Explanation: Gujarat government has announced a ban of the plastic in the state.

Question: Which monument becomes the first historical monument in the world to have a Twitter account?
A) Taj Mahal
B) Eiffel Tower
C) Statue of Liberty
D) Red Fort
Answer & Explanation: Taj Mahal becomes the first historical monument in the world to have a Twitter account.

Question: Who has won the semi-finals of World Badminton Championships against Indonesia’s Lindaweni Fanetri?
A) Ashwini Ponnappa
B) Jawala Gutta
C) P.V. Sindhu
D) Saina Nehwal
Answer & Explanation: Saina Nehwal has won the semi-finals of World Badminton Championships against Indonesia’s Lindaweni Fanetri.

Question: Who is to be awarded Shaurya Chakra for initiation of Operation Rahat to Yemen?
A) Milind Mohan Mokashi
B) S. Ram Kumar
C) J.P. Dutt
D) Surya Kumar
Answer & Explanation: Milind Mohan Mokashi to be awarded Shaurya Chakra for initiation of Operation Rahat to Yemen.

Question: Who is to be awarded Shaurya Chakra for initiation of Operation Rahat to Yemen?
A) Milind Mohan Mokashi
B) S. Ram Kumar
C) J.P. Dutt
D) Surya Kumar
Answer & Explanation: Milind Mohan Mokashi to be awarded Shaurya Chakra for initiation of Operation Rahat to Yemen.

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